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There are 3 ways to get from Étaples to London by train, car, car train or car ferry

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the train from Etaples Le Touquet to Calais Frethun Ter
  2. Take the train from Calais Frethun to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£68 - £320

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Drive, car ferry  •  3h 52m

  1. Drive from Étaples to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£24 - £75

1 alternative option

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Étaples to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£148 - £157

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Étaples to London is to drive and car ferry which costs 26€ - 85€ and takes 3h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Étaples to London is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs 160€ - 175€ and takes 2h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Étaples to London. However, there are services departing from Etaples Le Touquet and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Calais Frethun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 52m.

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The distance between Étaples and London is 104 miles.

The best way to get from Étaples to London without a car is to train which takes 2h 52m and costs 75€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from Étaples to London, including transfers.

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Étaples to London train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Etaples Le Touquet station.

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London is 1h behind Étaples. It is currently 11:41 PM in Étaples and 10:41 PM in London.

Étaples to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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There are 4945+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Étaples to London.
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  • Distance: 103.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 52m

What companies run services between Étaples, France and London, England?

You can take a train from Étaples to London King's Cross via Calais Frethun in around 2h 52m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Etaples Le Touquet to Calais Frethun
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£8 - £12
Rail 1st Class
£14 - £21
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Calais to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £45
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£4
2-bed inside cabin
£30 - £45

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